Tag: Seeds

Six Reasons to Start Seeds Indoors

Whether you’ve grown a vegetable garden for years, or are just starting out, there are many good reasons to start your seeds indoors (instead of buying plants). It’s not as hard as you might think. Here are six great reasons to try it this year: It Saves You MoneyThis is always a great motivator, but …

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3 Easy Steps to a Delightful Bird Seed Garden

Wild bird habitats have been shrinking rapidly, but it’s easy to help restore some of that essential area right in your own backyard. So let’s get started! 1. Make a Plan Decide on the size and shape of the area you will be planting. For a backdrop and built-in bird gathering area, a section or two …

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5 Ways to Teach Kids to be Environmentally Friendly

Have you ever thought about what you can do to be more green? A great way to start is by teaching your kids about foods and gardens to help them build a deeper appreciation for the environment. 1) Teach your kids about seeds and where they come from. A good starting place is putting a bean …

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Collect & Swap Your Own Seeds & Save Money in the Garden

Happy Seed Swap Day! As well as seeds, perennial cuttings, bulbs, trees and shrubs, can all be propagated. You really don’t have to be an expert gardener to collect a few seeds and pot them up for next year’s display. To save yourself a fortune and get a garden full of fragrance and colour which …

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